Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:09:40 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE-2017-2584 Kernel: kvm: use after free in complete_emulated_mmio Hello, Linux kernel built with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine(CONFIG_KVM) support is vulnerable to a use after free flaw. It could occur on x86 platform, when emulating instructions fxsave, fxrstor, sgdt, etc. A user/process could use this flaw to crash the host kernel resulting in DoS. Upstream patch: --------------- -> https://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg143571.html Reference: ---------- -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1413001 'CVE-2017-2584' is assigned to this issue by Red Hat Inc. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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